For Alaska Ferry on BC Ferries booking help call: phone Phone 1-800-686-0446

Port & Ferry Information for Victoria

Canadian Ports: VICTORIA, BC

99% of all visitors to Victoria arrive on Vancouver Island by ferry.

4 separate ferry operators provide visitors and residents with the luxury of choosing from traditional ferries, high-speed ferries, passenger-only ferries and passenger-vehicle vessels to travel to & from Victoria.

Three (3) ferry systems travel from Washington State directly to Victoria. (Valid passports are required for all X-border travel)
- Clipper Vacation ferries travel from Seattle to Victoria (downtown to downtown)
-The Blackball ferry travels from Port Angeles to Victoria (downtown to downtown)
-The Washington State ferry travels from Anacortes to Sidney (20 Mins from Victoria)

1 ferry system, BC Ferries travels south to Victoria and north to Nanaimo (mid-way on Vancouver Island) from 2 ferry terminals on the Vancouver mainland.

Visiting British Columbia's Capitol is a treat at any time - but the combination of shoulder season hotel prices and ferry specials make Victoria a particular bargain October thru April.

Do not overlook the Seattle - Victoria ferry-hotel specials.
They are guaranteed to save serious dollars in most downtown Victoria hotels and can be had by calling 1-800-686-0446

Whether visiting British Columbia's capital for a week or for a day, Victoria is a spectacular city and all ferries to Victoria are like mini-cruises.

Craqigdarroch Castle

Schedule time to visit the historic Craigdarroch Castle built in 1890 by Robert Dunsmuir for his bride.
And words can not describe Butchart Gardens which at 55 acres, enjoys a deserved global reputation as an absolute "must see" for every age group

Only minutes from the ferry terminals in the heart of downtown Victoria you can board a whale watching expedition, enjoy fabulous shopping, explore galleries & museums, relax over a "high-tea" at the famous Empress Hotel and dine in superb restaurants.

Most Requested Information: Land - Sea - Air:
Avis Car Rental: Convenient vehicle rentals from both city & airport locations
Gray Line of Victoria: Daily scheduled coach service between Victoria, Nanaimo, Campbell River & Port Hardy.
Kenmore Air: Daily 45 minute sea plane service between downtown Victoria and downtown Seattle - year round.
Orca Spirit Adventures: Whale watching tours departing 3x daily April thru October from Victorias' Inner Harbour

Ferry Terminal Information:
Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal: 30 minutes north of Victoria: connecting Victoria ferries to Vancouver
Sidney Ferry Terminal: 20 minutes north of Victoria: connecting the Sidney ferry to Friday Harbor; Sidney ferry to Orcas Island and Sidney ferry to Anacortes
Inner Harbour Ferry Terminal: downtown Victoria: for ferries from Victoria to Seattle; ferries from Victoria to Bellingham and ferries from Victoria to Port Angeles.

Victoria Ferry Reservation Information:
Victoria ferries to Seattle
Call 1-800-686-0446
Victoria ferries to Port Angeles
call 1-800-686-0446
Victoria ferries to Vancouver:
Call 1-888-223-3779
Victoria ferries to the Gulf Islands:
Call 1-888-223-3779
Victoria (Sidney) ferries to Anacortes, Friday Harbor or Orcas:
Call 206-464-6400 (No toll free # for this ferry service ).